ASRA Pain Medicine Update

Past Carl Koller Memorial Research Grant Recipients

Jan 29, 2021, 12:15 PM by ASRA

Ki Jinn Chin2020Toronto Western HospitalA Volunteer Study to Determine the Anesthetic and Analgesic Effect of the Erector Spinae Plane (ESP) Block
Votta-Velis, Gina2018University of Illinois at ChicagoLidocaine infusions in pancreatic cancer: Translational studies in a preclinical model and human subjects
Shanthanna, Harsha2016St. Joseph's Hospital, Hamilton, ON, CanadaPreventing persistent post-surgical pain after thoracoscopic surgeries: a randomized controlled parallel group multicentre pilot study using ketamine and memantine
Ihnatsenka, Barys2014University of Florida, GainesvilleTowards a curriculum for transferable training in thoracic epidural and paravertebral block using an advanced mixed-reality simulator
Ing, Caleb2012Columbia University, New York, NY

Comparative perioperative safety outcomes between regional and general anesthesia in critically ill infants

Additional publications:

Gray, Andrew2010University of California, San FranciscoIntravascular contrast for regional anesthesia
Riazi, Sheila2010Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto, ONCan ultrasound predict nerve injury following posterior tibial nerve block in diabetic patients with peripheral neuropathy?
Bernards, Christopher2008Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WAThe role of eicosanoids, cytokines, and nitric oxide in back pain and radiculopathy: A translational microdialysis study in humans
Depinto, Mario2008 Safety and efficacy of cervical sympathetic block in patients with cerebral vasospasm following anurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage - Pilot study
Weller, Robert2006Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC 
Froelich, Michael2006University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa 
Friedman, Zeev2006Mt. Sinai Hospital, ONClinical impact of epidural anesthesia simulation on short- and long-term learning curve: High- versus low-fidelity model training
Brull, Richard2006Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto, ONNerve damage following ultrasound-guided intraneural injection
Grubb, Christopher2004University of Virginia, CharlottesvilleAnti-inflammatory action of local anesthetics and a drug with local anesthetic properties, Amitriptyline, in volunteers
Weinberg, Guy2004University of Illinois Medical Center, Chicago

Lipid infusion accelerates removal of bupivacaine and recovery from bupivacaine toxicity in the isolated rat heart

Salinas, Francis2003 

Prospective comparison of continuous femoral nerve block with nonstimulating catheter placement versus stimulating catheter-guided perineural placement in volunteers

Munir, Muhammad A. 2002

Southwest Ohio Pain Institute

Local Anesthetics and Sympathetically Maintained Neuropathic Pain

Weller, Robert S.2001Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NCDose-response of epinephrine on plasma concentrations of bupivacaine and duration of sensory analgesia following lumbar plexus block
Schricker, Thomas2000McGill University, Montreal, QCCan pain relief enhance post-operative nutrient utilization?
Durieux, Marcel E.1999University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville 

Local anesthetics time-dependently inhibit staphylococcus aureus phagocytosis, oxidative burst and CD11b expression by human neutrophils.

Hadzic, Admir1999St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY 

Painful paresthesiae are infrequent during brachial plexus localization using low-current peripheral nerve stimulation.

Naulty, J. Stephen1999Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 
Viscomi, Christopher1997University of Utah Medical Center, Salt Lake CityIntravenous opioids followed by intrathecal sufentanil: Respiratory effects
Manning, Donald C.1997University of Virginia Health Science Center, Charlottesville

Lumbar epidural steroid injections: is a clinical trial necessary or appropriate?

Amuzu, John K.1996Medical College of Wisconsin, MilwaukeeHemodynamic responses to acute hemorrhage during epidural anesthesia in rabbits
Johnson, Michael E.1996Mayo Clinic, Rochster, MNThe mechanisms of lidocaine neurotoxicity
Brennan, Timothy J.1995University of Iowa, Iowa CitySubstance P and N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor antagonists produce analgesia in an animal model of post-operative pain
Strichartz, Gary R.1995Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MASlowly reversible loss of neuronal excitability from high concentrations of lidocaine
Coyle, Dennis E.1995University of Cincinnati, OHThe role of the central nervous system glia in the pathogenesis of neuropathic pain
De Leon Casasola, Oscar A.1995Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NYA comparison of isoflurane anesthesia vs. spinal lidocaine anesthesia on cellular immune fucntion using ummnophenotypic multiparameter analysis and natural kill cell cytotoxicity
Moote, Carol C.1991University Hospital, University of Western Ontario, LondonRandom double blind comparison of intravenous and epidural controlled analgesia for pain management after total knee joint replacement
Mokriski, Betty Lou K.1991University of Maryland Medical School, BaltimoreThe effects of benzodiazepines on monosynaptic and polysynaptic reflexes in the isolated neonatal rat spinal cord
Kilbride, Michael J.1991Ferguson Hospital, Department of Surgical Research, Grand Rapids, MIEpidural bupivacaine and morphine sulfate in colorectal surgery: The effect of anastomotic blood flow, motility, and healing
Winnie, Alon P.1991University of Illinois, ChicagoPain alleviation by transplantation of adrenal medullary tissue into the spinal subarachnoid space
Norris, Mark C.1989Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PADoes continuous infusion of low concentration of epinephrine impair uterine blood flow in gravid ewes?
Badgwell, Michael J.1989Texas Technical University, LubbockThe effects of volatile anesthetic agents on the toxicity of local anesthetic agents in young subjects
Ackerman, William E.1989University of Cincinnati Medical Center, OHEffects of naloxone on lidocaine-induced central nervous system toxicity in rhesus monkeys
Aberle, Kathryn L.1988Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MAEpidural steroids, osteopororsis, and adrenal suppression
Denson, Donald D.1988 The central action and cardiovascular toxicity of bupivacaine: Preliminary mechanisms and stereospecificity
de Sousa, Hansel1988 Does the use of intraoperative epidural steroids produce acute tolerance?
Lander, Christopher J., and Korbon, Gregg A.1988 Histopathologic consequences of epidural blood patch and epidurally administered Dextran 40
Steele, Susan M.1988Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MAHemodynamic effects of spinal anesthesia: An evaluation using doppler ultrasound cardiac output measurements
Heavner, James H.1986Texas Technical University Health Sciences Centre School of Medicine, LubbockA study of the innervation of spinal resistance blood vessels
Korbon, Gregg A.1986University of Virginia Medical Centre, CharlottesvilleThe pathological effect of repeated epidural blockade


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